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We have finished our first year in existence as a VHPA Chapter in the great state of ALASKA! By recognizing the pilots of Viet Nam and expanding our chapter to other Military and Alaskan pilots and crews we will work in conjunction with Our National VHPA. We are dedicated to the objectives of the VHPA and to the fulfillment of purpose: There is Pride in knowing WE FLEW!

Just had a wonderful evening with good buddies and a toast to our Friend, Don Bradford.

American Legion Post 1 put on a super dinner with steak and seafood. Hats off to Terry & Marilyn for all their hard work setting things up. Had 34 folks for this one and it is always a kick to chat with guys who know what a green tracer looks like! & the ladies, well got to have some beauty with us old guys! Linda Kau with Kathy & Kandis where their to present Quilts to John Splading, Ross Clement, Brian Kile, & Bob Wigen.

We also want to welcome our newest members ...... Welcome  John Spalding and Gary Quarles

Brings our membership up to 47! 

Our Veterans Museum  Vietnam display is very nice, we invite all to go by and check it out! They could also use some volunteer help a couple of hours each month at the museum, so think about it! Thanks to Tim, Red and Terry for their volunteer efforts.

Membership dues for 2015 will be via a donation from our members. No set amount, what ever your feel you can give to help us stay strong. We now can accept larger donations to cover two years at a time! Keeping it simple!
 
NEXT Chapter Get Together ..... Memorial Day run to Byers Lake on the 24th of May ...stay tuned for more info! 

WE ARE A TAX EXEMPT ORGANIZATION.........
EIN # 37-1699024  


Membership applications and levels of membership available NOW see page #2!  We are growing! 

Check out Page #3 ....Members page ...Send in your photos!

Don't forget to get your PATCHES and HATS ...... They look real nice.
If your VHPA National membership has expired ...... VHPA.org
Also we have a PRIVATE Face Book page ...... VHPA-Alaska ... join in!

WE need pictures of you and your unit for our members page, and for our Vietnam display at the
Veterans Museum. Please send them to me!
Also check out page 4 ... real nice!
                                                                      
Ideas?? Suggestions??? Let us know, we really want your input!

Need more info .. contact Lynn Kile at llkile@aol.com
or Terry Vranick at coho33@outlook.com  
or Matt Kato at Mkato@mosquitonet.com (Fairbanks)
or David Buirge at buirge1@mtaonline.net
or Tim Kavanaugh at kavanatj@gmail.com

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VIETNAM
HELICOPTER PILOTS  
ASSOCIATION ALASKA CHAPTER
(VHPA-Alaska)